Marijuana—also called weed, herb, pot, grass, bud, ganja, Mary Janeand a vast of other slang terms—is a greenish-gray mixture of the dried flowers of Cannabis sativa.
Some people smoke marijuana in hand-rolled cigarettes called ts ; in pipes, water pipes sometimes called bongsor in blunts marijuana rolled in cigar wraps. Vaporizers are also increasingly used to consume marijuana.
These resins are increasingly popular among those who use them both recreationally and medically. The main psychoactive Woman wants sex tonight Ravenswood chemical in marijuana, responsible for most of the intoxicating effects that people seek, is deltatetrahydrocannabinol THC.
The chemical is found in resin produced by the leaves and buds primarily of the female cannabis plant.
The plant also contains more than other chemicals, including more than compounds that are chemically related to THC, called cannabinoids. National Institutes of Health.
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